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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 72

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  • Pain Medicine

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Hospital Quality

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Community Memorial Hospital
147 N Brent St
Ventura, CA 93003

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Nelly K Mac and Merrill Bacon Mds
Nelly K Mac and Merrill Bacon Mds
3400 Loma Vista Rd
Ventura, CA 93003
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    Dr. Bacon's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
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    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Bacon

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • Disciplinary action in another state  (6/7/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
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    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Georgia
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (9/2/2011)
    • Action Taken: Probation
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    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgia
    Graduated in 1968

    Internship Hospital

    Los Angeles Co Med Center Usc School Med
    Complete in 1969

    Residency Hospital

    Los Angeles Co Med Center Usc School Med
    Complete in 1972
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Bacon & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Bacon's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Bacon's Office & Staff

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    4.5 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.5 out of 5

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Bacon

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Nelly K Mac and Merrill Bacon Mds
    3400 Loma Vista Rd
    Ventura, CA 93003
    (805) 644-4477 (Office)
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